basic algebraic equation: you cannot achieve unconventional results without employing unconventional wisdom. > > tom friedman of the times, also lawrence katz, labor economist at harvard, have said, yes, you need agile, nimble, quick-thinking, quick- to-change companies, but also a work force. > > that is exactly right. and the only way that happens is when the leader of the organization understands that they have four members of their constituency, four stake- holders, and those are the workers, those are the customers, those are the vendors and suppliers, and those are the shareholders. unfortunately, most companies act only in the interest of the shareholders. layoffs, plant closings, slashing product offerings. great companies, enlightened leaders who create adaptable, nimble, fast, re- inventive companies, are companies that say "we have to serve all four members of the constituency equally," and that's how you get the work force on your team. > > jason jennings, terrific. thank you so much. > > take care. thanks. thanks as always bill. up next, ways traders are positioning for potential profits on the so- called "fiscal cliff." that's coming up.